Tokyo Olympics organisers report 22 new Games-related COVID-19 cases

Tokyo Olympics organisers report 22 new Games-related COVID-19 cases

🕔15:02, 7.Aug 2021

Tokyo Olympics organisers reported 22 new Games-related COVID-19 cases on Saturday (August 7). The organisers have banned spectators from most venues due to COVID-19 and have reported a total of 404 Games-related coronavirus cases since July 1. TOKYO 2020 ORGANISING

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China goes all out to contain Delta outbreak

China goes all out to contain Delta outbreak

🕔19:23, 3.Aug 2021

China is going all out to contain Delta outbreak which has affected more than 10 provinces. China has reported a cluster of COVID-19 infections in the past month, with 328 new locally transmitted confirmed cases registered in July, a number

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Brazilian schools resume offline teaching as vaccination campaign advances

Brazilian schools resume offline teaching as vaccination campaign advances

🕔19:18, 3.Aug 2021

Brazil resumes offline teaching as its vaccination campaign moves forward. August 2 is the opening day of the new semester. Nearly one and a half years after the suspension of offline class due to the COVID-19 epidemic, schools across Brazil

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Hospital director warns of bed crunch even as Japan limits warding of COVID-19 patients

Hospital director warns of bed crunch even as Japan limits warding of COVID-19 patients

🕔19:09, 3.Aug 2021

A Tokyo hospital director warns that Tokyo is on the edge of facing a medical collapse if more beds to treat COVID-19 patients are not secured immediately. Japan has seen a sharp increase in coronavirus cases. Tokyo, which had a

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Exiled Belarus activist found hanged in Ukraine, police open murder case

Exiled Belarus activist found hanged in Ukraine, police open murder case

🕔19:00, 3.Aug 2021

A Belarusian activist living in exile in Ukraine was found hanged in a park near his home in Kyiv early on Tuesday (August 3), and Ukrainian police said they had launched a murder case. Vitaly Shishov, who led a Kyiv-based

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Biles: ‘We’re not just entertainment, we’re humans’

Biles: ‘We’re not just entertainment, we’re humans’

🕔18:37, 3.Aug 2021

REPORTER, ASKING: “Can you talk about the satisfaction? And I’m wondering whether in some ways this maybe, I don’t want words in your mouth, maybe one of the most satisfying achievements, moments in your career?” BILES: “Yeah, well to bring

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‘Not in my wildest imagination’ – Norway’s Warholm sets astonishing world record

‘Not in my wildest imagination’ – Norway’s Warholm sets astonishing world record

🕔18:28, 3.Aug 2021

A world record had been predicted but Norway’s Karsten Warholm had to utterly destroy it to hold off American Rai Benjamin and take gold on Tuesday (August 3) in the men’s 400 meters hurdles, in what will go down as

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Local families enjoy Olympic atmosphere, say mood is great

Local families enjoy Olympic atmosphere, say mood is great

🕔18:21, 3.Aug 2021

Undeterred by a spectator ban at most Olympic venues and the sweltering Tokyo heat, local families on Tuesday (August 3) enjoyed the Olympic atmosphere, dressing up in Olympic and Japan t-shirts and posing with the Games’ mascots, Miraitowa and Someity. Under a

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U.S. confident Iran carried out attack on tanker -Secretary Blinken

U.S. confident Iran carried out attack on tanker -Secretary Blinken

🕔18:17, 3.Aug 2021

The US is “confident” that Iran last week carried out an attack on a commercial oil tanker that killed two crew members, Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Monday. “I want to condemn again the attack on Friday against

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Wildfires blaze on in Turkey’s Manavgat

Wildfires blaze on in Turkey’s Manavgat

🕔18:06, 3.Aug 2021

Firefighters using planes and helicopters, and locals with buckets of water, battled wildfires raging for a sixth day near southern coastal resorts in drought-hit Turkey on Monday and the government faced fresh criticism of its handling the disaster. Seven fires

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